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Maurice Cockrill Book

Maurice Cockrill RA was one of Britain's most important abstract artists. This book traces his distinguished career, from the realist and Pop works he produced as a central figure in the Liverpool art scene of the 1960's, to the expressionist and abstract paintings he began to make in the 1980's after moving to London. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email mailorder@royalacademy.org.uk and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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Dimensions 26.5 x 23cm
No. of Pages 144
No. of Illustrations 100
SKU 02081433

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Product story

Maurice Cockrill was elected a Royal Academician in 1999, and served as Keeper of the Royal Academy Schools from 2005 to 2011.

All the book's contributors have longstanding associations with the artist. Nicholas Alfrey provides an overview of the development of Cockrill's art by looking at the various studios he occupied and the impact they had on his working practice. Alex Kidson considers Cockrill's early realist paintings and their links with his later abstract compositions. The artist Arturo Di Stefano introduces the book and goes on to analyse twelve key works in a series of short pieces that punctuate this beautifully illustrated monograph.